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Lead Full Stack Engineer in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/19/2021

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 375 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

As a lead engineer you will be expected to have working knowledge of designing, building and maintaining highly scalable distributed systems. Customer centricity is at the core of everything we do at PayPal and you are expected to be a customer champion and lead by example. 

PayPal Invoicing is one of the primary product offerings of PayPal's SMB portfolio. The team owns the end to end user experience and services for the Invoicing platform, catering to small & medium businesses. 

As a member of this team, you'll have an opportunity to work on web applications and services that serve millions of users and make a tangible effect on our users lives. The team is small, tight knit and work towards a common goal of helping our customers grow their businesses.

As a Lead Full Stack engineer you will be expected to have working knowledge of designing, building and maintaining highly scalable distributed systems. Customer centricity is at the core of everything we do at PayPal and you are expected to be a customer champion and lead by example. 


  • Partner with the team and stakeholders across the organisation in designing and building highly scalable and reliable product.
  • Translate product requirements into technical solutions.
  • You will be expected to be hands-on with the codebase - code, test and release deliverables
  • Perform design and code reviews
  • Provide technical guidance and direction.
  • Mentor colleagues to help develop strong coding practices and standards across the organization
  • Solve technical challenges, complex real-time issues that our customers are facing.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. 
  • 8+ years of experience in building scalable distributed software systems with at least two years experience in leading technical design and delivery.
  • Strong programming fundamentals and analytical skills. Proficient in at least one programming language - preferably Java and/or JavaScript.
  • Solid understanding of architectural considerations such as security, performance, scalability, reliability. Has understanding of real-time online transaction processing systems as well as async processing.
  • Expert in full stack development using Java EE technologies (e. g. Java language, application servers, servlet containers, JMS, JPA, Spring, Spring Boot, JAX-RS, Hibernate or equivalent) and Node JS & React JS
  • Working knowledge of RDBMS. Understanding of NoSQL and other modern database and storage technologies is desirable.
  • Experience in testing frameworks, build tools and CI processes/tools.
  • Strong advocate of code craftsmanship and quality deliverables.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Proven ability in working with cross-functional groups and getting results in matrix organisations.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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